In The News with Terrance McAndrews

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In the News is a political podcast that covers politics, culture and current events. We cover political news from an independent point of view.

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Last September, President Obama unveiled a comprehensive jobs bill that was designed to spur job growth and get the economy moving again. In this rebroadcast of a previous episode, we analyze and present the different facets of... more

Attorney General Eric Holder was recently found in contempt of Congress for his role in the Fast and Furious gun trafficking scandal. In this episode we give background on the scandal and it arrived at this point. We explain what the... more

A debate has begun in Washington DC on whether or not to raise the federal minimum wage. Proponents say the move is long overdue and is necessary in order to help the most vulnerable members of society make ends meet in tough... more

Last week the recall election of Governor Scott Walker took place in Wisconsin. In a follow up to a previous episode outlining the Wisconsin union debate we discuss the details of the election, the events leading up to it, and the possible... more

President Obama recently visited with the troops stations in Afghanistan. While he was there he signed a security agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The security pact sets guidelines for the US-Afghan relationship after... more

This year marks the 10th anniversary of No Child Left Behind, the landmark education law that sought to reshape American education standards and policies. As observers examine the legacy of the law and the result it has yielded,... more

The House GOP has released their budget (also known as the Ryan Plan) for fiscal year 2013. It is a budget that takes aim at some of the biggest financial issues facing our economy today. It is also a plan that seeks to strike a stark... more

President Obama has released his budget for fiscal year 2013. It contains the President's plans for funding the federal government for the upcoming year as well some plans for taxes and job creation. In this episode we highlight some of... more

Speaker of the House John Boehner has proposed a new jobs bill that he says will spur job growth while expanding America's domestic energy production. The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act contends to lower governmental... more

Senator Tom Coburn has earned a reputation as being the Senate's top fiscal watchdog. He has shown a willingness to stand against excessive government spending that he sees as being fiscally irresponsible, even when the stand... more

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